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Latest Coincidence detection in neurobiology Stories

2010-07-01 11:10:37

Animals can locate the source of a sound by detecting microsecond (one millionth of a second) differences in arrival time at their two ears.

2009-01-29 09:13:24

Like countless neuroscientists around the world, Northwestern University Professor Nelson Spruston knew H. M. well -- his personal story and the sound of his voice. But it wasn't until H. M. died last month that Spruston learned H. M.'s full name -- Henry Gustav Molaison.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.